Adrienne Klasa
Adrienne Klasa is Development Finance Editor of The Banker and fDi magazines at the Financial Times Group. Previously she was Editor of This is Africa, the Financial Times’ flagship Africa publication. Her writing has also appeared in the Financial Times, the Guardian, Forbes, Slate and Foreign Policy, among others. She speaks and moderates at events worldwide...
Upendra Tripathy
Mr. Upendra Tripathy, former Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, has made exceptional and outstanding contribution in ushering in the 175 GW target and policies that transformed India’s renewable energy sector between 2014 and 2016. In ex-officio capacity, he has headed Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI),...
Wang Shouwen
Wang Shouwen, male and of Han ethnicity, was born in Xuancheng, Anhui Province in Mar. 1966. He started his career in Feb. 1989 and joined the Communist Party of China (CPC) in Apr. 1986. Wang obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Hunan University, a master’s degree in economics from the University of International Business...
Liu Dianxun
Mr. Liu Dianxun is Director General of the Investment Promotion Agency of the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China (CIPA). He successively served as Deputy Director of the Department of Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation, Second Secretary of the Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office of the Embassy of...
Celestin Monga
Célestin Monga is Vice President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management at the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group. He previously served as Managing Director at the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, and Senior Advisor/Director for Structural Transformation at the World Bank. He has held various board and senior positions in academia and financial services, including...
Christina Knutsson
Christina became partner of GDP Global Development in 2005 when leaving Invest in Sweden Agency (ISA – now Business Sweden). With 20 years dedicated to investment promotion, she has successfully undertaken multiple strategic consulting and training assignments in investment promotion for national and regional governments, embassies and IPAs across 70 countries on the five continents,...
Chris Knight
Chris Knight
Cristian Rodriguez Chiffelle
Cristián is currently the Associate Director for International Trade and Investment at the World Economic Forum. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Harvard Law School, an LL.B. from the University of Concepcion, Chile, and a Master in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where he was an Edward S. Mason...
Stefan Kratzsch
Stefan Kratzsch has been working for almost 15 years for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in areas of investment promotion and private sector development. He is employed as an Industrial Development Officer in the Investment Promotion Division of UNIDO’s Department of Trade, Investment and Innovation (TII). He was part of the UNIDO team...